Example sentences for: over

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  • Surprisingly, the Taiwan government has lowered the estimated death toll from the quake since Friday, to just over 2,000, apparently because some victims were counted twice.

  • Over the past 10 years (1991-2000), the top 15 national universities in the U.S.

  • Congress passed a tax bill Clinton has promised to veto, and passed spending bills intended to financially disable his priorities despite Clinton's consistent triumphs in budget standoffs over the past four years.

  • Then there's the added insult to untreated ER waiting-room injury of having to watch these Satanic sentimental TV spots for various HMOs, featuring grainy handheld pseudo-documentary sepia-tone footage of some hypothetical multi-ethnic customer base (elderly black grandmothers on rocking chairs with blankets draped over their knees and beaming Asian-American 6-year-olds on swing sets always seem to make an appearance) while muted piano music plays and some studio-musician faux-gospel vocalist breathily intones the company slogan/musical sound bite, informing us all "(Insert Name of HMO here) ...

  • Over the last 50 years, the widespread usage of fluoridated water and fluoridated dentrifices have been cited as major reasons for a decline in caries since the early 1970s [ 1 ] , and for the appearance of a significant association between oral hygiene and caries experience [ 2 3 4 ] . An inverse relationship exists between salivary fluoride concentration and caries experience in the deciduous and permanent dentition [ 5 ] , but fluoride concentration is excluded from most caries prediction models [ 6 7 ] . Acids in bacterial plaques cause caries in pits, fissures and interdental regions of teeth, but they also enhance the inhibitory effect of fluoride on demineralization, confounding the ability to predict caries from the salivary fluoride concentration [ 8 9 ] .


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